Jennifer Lynn Morse
In 2010 I relocated to the Hudson valley in a search for personal and artistic growth. During this time I have developed such a fondness for this region – not only for its beauty and history – but also for the deeply creative people that live here.
Through my job working as a Studio Assistant, I have had the privilege of assisting some truly spectacular artists. I have learned from these individuals not only about art but also about kindness, about business, about meditation, about honesty, about the soil that we live on, about our souls and the deep complexity and beauty of the human condition.
This work is meant to honor these people, to recognize the rich history of the land we live on and to shed light on those who are creating here right now. Moving forward I will be photographing these established artists and creating a book of their portraits.
Jennifer Lynn Morse (Kingston, NY) was born and raised in Rochester, NY. She attended the undergraduate program at The College at Brockport while also taking classes at The Visual Studies Workshop, where she had her thesis solo exhibition in 2010. During her undergraduate program, she spent time abroad studying in Manchester, U.K. at Manchester Metropolitan University. To complete her senior yesr studies Jennifer moved to Kingston, NY to participate in CPW’s internship program, where she first worked with the staff on exhibitions, the residency program, and collection; and then became involved in CPW’s educational offerings, assisting artists such as Sam Abell, David Hilliard, Wendy Ewald, Henry Horenstein and David Maisel. During this time also she started work for the remarkable blind photographer John Dugdale where she worked to found a School for 19th Century Photography and served as the Program Coordinator for three years. Jennifer currently works for artists Sharon Core and Ruth Lauer-Manenti. Jennifer’s work holds a place in numerous private and university collections and has been exhibited in various solo shows and group shows. Most recently her work was published in the journal Aint-Bad Magazine.
Jennifer received CPW’s Fellowship in 2014 and was selected by Sasha Wolf, owner and director of the Sasha Wolf Gallery, NYC. To view her fellowship portfolio, click here.